Land Use Data for Latitude -24.25 Longitude -48.25

Area size: .5 degrees latitude by .5 degrees longitude

Locations

Maci├žo Florestal de Paranapiacaba
Parque Estadual Intervales

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Agro forestry
Forestry - Plantations
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism

Ecosystems

Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics humid

Livestock

Cattle
Pigs
Poultry

Crops

Bananas (also in forestry plantations)
Beans Dry
Cereals and cereal products
Fruits
Grain (dried)
Maize
Oil-bearing crops
Plantains
Rice Paddy
Soybeans
Sugar Cane
Sugar crops and sweeteners

Growing Period (days)

300 to 329
330 to 359
above 360

Soil Types

Ferralsols (Red and yellow tropical soils with a high content of sesquioxides)

Terrain

Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

20 to 30
30 to 40
40 to 50

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Iporanga AreaLead, Vanadium
Ponta CachoeiraLimestone, General
Ribeirao GrandeClay

Agricultural use data provided by LADA, 2008. "Mapping Land Use Systems at global and regional scales for Land Degradation Assessment Analysis. Version 1.0" Nachtergaele F. & Petri M.
Mineral extraction data provided by USGS Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS), downloaded June 2, 2010.